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    Hi im going to be predicted ABB possibly BBB and want to apply for chemical engineering. A few unis accept BBB for chem eng including aston which is 100% my first choice.

    Im going to Apply for 3 Chem eng courses and 2 maths as a safety net for if i dont get accepted into chemical engineering. But im struggling how to structure my personal statement.

    Is it a good idea to just write my personal statement for chemical engineering, and ignore the fact im applying for maths as id talk about my interest in maths anyway.

    Any advice appreciated please, thanks
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    (Original post by deardeno)
    Hi im going to be predicted ABB possibly BBB and want to apply for chemical engineering. A few unis accept BBB for chem eng including aston which is 100% my first choice.

    Im going to Apply for 3 Chem eng courses and 2 maths as a safety net for if i dont get accepted into chemical engineering. But im struggling how to structure my personal statement.

    Is it a good idea to just write my personal statement for chemical engineering, and ignore the fact im applying for maths as id talk about my interest in maths anyway.

    Any advice appreciated please, thanks
    Hi,

    Writing a personal statement for two different subjects isn't a good idea at all. You won't be able to do justice to either and admissions tutors will immediately be able to tell that the PS is for two different subjects and will question your motivation. Hence you run the risk of not getting any offers!


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    (Original post by deardeno)
    Hi im going to be predicted ABB possibly BBB and want to apply for chemical engineering. A few unis accept BBB for chem eng including aston which is 100% my first choice.

    Im going to Apply for 3 Chem eng courses and 2 maths as a safety net for if i dont get accepted into chemical engineering. But im struggling how to structure my personal statement.

    Is it a good idea to just write my personal statement for chemical engineering, and ignore the fact im applying for maths as id talk about my interest in maths anyway.

    Any advice appreciated please, thanks
    If you want to do chem eng then write a chem eng PS.

    You might well still get offers for maths with a chem eng PS - maths is one of the few subjects where the PS is not usually considered very important.

    I'd suggest you focus your maths applications on universities where applied/practical maths is a major component of the course. If you apply for universities with pure focussed maths courses with an engineering PS then you might find they reject you. Check the modules and course structure for the maths courses you're applying to to make sure your making the most of your chances.

    DO NOT try to write a PS that is 50% chem eng and 50% maths. Doing so will harm your chances of a chem eng offer (and if that is your primary goal then that is what your PS should talk about).
 
 
 
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